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Getty Images/OJO Images RF / Getty Images/OJO Images RF Embarrassment over an excessive-drinking session doesn't necessarily lead to more sobriety. In a study of alcoholics and relapse rates, researchers found that the more shame-ridden a drinker looked when talking about drinking - interpreted through body language like hunched shoulders - the more likely he or she was to relapse and the more drinks he or she downed during that relapse.
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RT @brainpicker: research showing you can't guilt or shame someone into better behavior – in fact, it does the opposite http://t.co/MZWiWD7C

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